Hospice Palliative Care Registered Nurses Inpatient and Community Care

If you have a desire to work with hospice palliative care then this is an opportunity to join an outstanding team committed to making a difference for people living with a terminal illness.

We currently have vacancies for both permanent and one-year parental leave positions. The successful applicants will work across inpatient and community care services once full training has been provided.

Vacancies include:

- Hours of work FTE will be negotiated with the right candidate

- 0.8 FTE (4 days per week) permanent roles

- 0.6 FTE (3 days per week) for a period of one year (commencing May 2022).

- 0.4 FTE (2 days per week (with 1 weekend in five) permanent to assist in the South and Central Taranaki area.

Palliative care experience would be an advantage, although full training will be provided on appointment. The positions include night and weekend work as part of the roster and the community work includes short periods of being on-call.

We offer an excellent orientation programme with ongoing professional development opportunities within a supportive and friendly workplace alongside a team dedicated to helping people make the most of life.

If, as an RN, you possess excellent communication skills, time management and organisational skills, have the ability to relate well to a range of people, have empathy for the health needs of Māori, can work independently and as part of a team, have knowledge and appreciation of multi-culturalism, a commitment to ongoing professional development including postgraduate study then we would like to hear from you. We are open to discussion with the suitable applicant(s), about how the role may work with your individual home circumstances.

You will need to

- reside in NZ at the time of the application and hold all relevant work visa(s)

- hold a current full driver's license

If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role, please contact Heather Koch, Clinical Services Director on 06 7537830. Please review the job description and complete the Hospice application form.

Please submit your application via email to: vacancy@hospicetaranaki.org.nz and include a copy of your CV, a completed Hospice Taranaki application form, and a cover letter stating why you are interested in this role and how your skills and experience fit the position(s) being advertised.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and appointments will be made accordingly.